The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 77 61 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 220 271 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.35% 3.81% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 8.66% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 176 225 163
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2876 3128 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.80% 43.95% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2493 2748
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 117 £32,000 -1.53% 24
Cheshire -22 44 £30,000 -11.37% 22
Lancashire +3 33 £37,500 +29.31% 3
Merseyside +17 25 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 343 (77.78%) Windows
2 302 (68.48%) VMware
3 229 (51.93%) Microsoft
4 210 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 195 (44.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 134 (30.39%) Cisco
7 122 (27.66%) MS Excel
8 115 (26.08%) MS Exchange
9 106 (24.04%) XenApp
10 102 (23.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 101 (22.90%) XenDesktop
12 95 (21.54%) SAN
13 93 (21.09%) ITIL
14 88 (19.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 82 (18.59%) Data Centre
16 80 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
16 80 (18.14%) SQL Server
17 78 (17.69%) MS Office
17 78 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 78 (17.69%) Windows 7
18 75 (17.01%) SQL
19 72 (16.33%) MCSE
19 72 (16.33%) DNS
20 67 (15.19%) Firewall
20 67 (15.19%) DHCP
20 67 (15.19%) Hyper-V
21 64 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
21 64 (14.51%) HP
21 64 (14.51%) NetApp
22 63 (14.29%) LAN

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 115 (26.08%) MS Exchange
2 64 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (6.35%) IIS
5 26 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (5.67%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.85%) Lync
8 9 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (1.81%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 5 (1.13%) Apache
10 5 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.68%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.45%) Site Server
12 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 122 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 78 (17.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.45%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.23%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.98%) Office 365
2 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 95 (21.54%) SAN
2 72 (16.33%) DNS
3 67 (15.19%) Firewall
3 67 (15.19%) DHCP
4 63 (14.29%) LAN
5 59 (13.38%) VPN
6 46 (10.43%) TCP/IP
7 44 (9.98%) WAN
8 32 (7.26%) VoIP
9 27 (6.12%) VLAN
10 22 (4.99%) Wireless
11 18 (4.08%) NetScaler
12 17 (3.85%) IPv4
13 16 (3.63%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (2.95%) iSCSI
14 13 (2.95%) NAS
14 13 (2.95%) Ethernet
15 7 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.68%) Informix
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.45%) MySQL
7 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.23%) DB2
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) MSI
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
General
1 35 (7.94%) Finance
2 15 (3.40%) Law
3 13 (2.95%) Publishing
4 11 (2.49%) Legal
5 8 (1.81%) Advertising
6 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.13%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.45%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (16.10%) Analyst
2 62 (14.06%) Architect
3 49 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 44 (9.98%) Consultant
6 35 (7.94%) IT Support
7 33 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (6.80%) Support Analyst
10 28 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (5.44%) Citrix Architect
12 21 (4.76%) Technical Architect
12 21 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
13 18 (4.08%) Technical Support
13 18 (4.08%) Project Manager
14 17 (3.85%) Service Analyst
15 16 (3.63%) Help Desk Support
16 15 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
16 15 (3.40%) Support Technician
16 15 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.04%) COM
2 4 (0.91%) Web Services
3 3 (0.68%) Middleware
4 2 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.23%) RESTful
5 1 (0.23%) XML
5 1 (0.23%) SOAP
5 1 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (18.59%) Data Centre
2 41 (9.30%) Clustering
3 25 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 18 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.40%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.04%) FlexPod
8 9 (2.04%) Replication
9 7 (1.59%) EMC VNX
10 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.68%) CMDB
11 3 (0.68%) User Experience
11 3 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.68%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.45%) BYOD
12 2 (0.45%) AS400
12 2 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 343 (77.78%) Windows
2 88 (19.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (17.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (17.69%) Windows 7
5 45 (10.20%) Windows XP
6 30 (6.80%) Linux
7 26 (5.90%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.76%) UNIX
9 20 (4.54%) Android
10 15 (3.40%) Mac OS X
11 13 (2.95%) AIX
11 13 (2.95%) Solaris
12 8 (1.81%) NetWare
12 8 (1.81%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.59%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.68%) Debian
15 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.09%) ITIL
2 63 (14.29%) Migration
3 33 (7.48%) Incident Management
4 21 (4.76%) Project Management
5 20 (4.54%) Service Delivery
5 20 (4.54%) Business Continuity
6 17 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (3.40%) Load Balancing
8 14 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (3.17%) Server Building
9 13 (2.95%) Problem Management
9 13 (2.95%) Mentoring
10 12 (2.72%) CRM
11 10 (2.27%) Change Control
11 10 (2.27%) Time Management
12 9 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (2.04%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.04%) Server Hardening
12 9 (2.04%) Patch Management
13 8 (1.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.01%) SQL
2 24 (5.44%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.95%) VBScript
4 11 (2.49%) VB
5 10 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.59%) C
7 3 (0.68%) C#
7 3 (0.68%) Java
8 2 (0.45%) PHP
8 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (23.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (16.33%) MCSE
3 61 (13.83%) Citrix Certification
4 54 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 47 (10.66%) CCA
6 44 (9.98%) Degree
7 38 (8.62%) MCITP
8 34 (7.71%) Security Cleared
9 29 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (6.35%) CCNA
11 26 (5.90%) SC Cleared
12 24 (5.44%) MCSA
13 21 (4.76%) CCEE
14 14 (3.17%) MCP
15 13 (2.95%) NCDA
16 10 (2.27%) EMC Certification
16 10 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (2.04%) CCIA
17 9 (2.04%) MCSD
18 8 (1.81%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.80%) SLA
2 7 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.13%) QA
4 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.45%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) GMP
6 1 (0.23%) GLP
System Software
1 210 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 195 (44.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (24.04%) XenApp
4 101 (22.90%) XenDesktop
5 67 (15.19%) Hyper-V
6 45 (10.20%) XenServer
6 45 (10.20%) vSphere
7 38 (8.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (4.76%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.49%) Terminal Services
11 10 (2.27%) vCloud
12 8 (1.81%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.91%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.68%) pfSense
14 3 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.45%) NFS
15 2 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (10.43%) SCCM
2 22 (4.99%) WSUS
3 15 (3.40%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.81%) XenMobile
5 6 (1.36%) SCOM
5 6 (1.36%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.91%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.68%) OVSD
7 3 (0.68%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.68%) Nagios
7 3 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.68%) MOM
7 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.68%) OpenView
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.45%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 302 (68.48%) VMware
2 229 (51.93%) Microsoft
3 134 (30.39%) Cisco
4 64 (14.51%) HP
4 64 (14.51%) NetApp
5 40 (9.07%) AppSense
6 34 (7.71%) EMC
7 30 (6.80%) Oracle
8 21 (4.76%) Juniper
9 19 (4.31%) Dell
10 16 (3.63%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.63%) Symantec
11 13 (2.95%) Apple
11 13 (2.95%) Avaya
12 12 (2.72%) Veeam
13 11 (2.49%) IBM
14 9 (2.04%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.04%) SAP
14 9 (2.04%) Sun
15 7 (1.59%) McAfee
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Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 35% shift allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £82000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per day + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Car Allowance
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Pension
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
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Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £16500 - £20000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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